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>> thisi s battleground vir ginia. >> five days to go until election day. the battle for bridging and has reached a new level. >> welcome to our battleground virginia special. the next five days will be available to the candidate. president obama started in nevada. he picked up a big endorsement from new york mayor michael bloomberg. he will be back with bill clinton and musician dave matthews on saturday. >> mitt romney spent his day i wrote -- in roanoke. ending in virginia beach. showing just how important to virginia's to winning the war. >> their schedules are intense. >> you can see why. a policy poll shows president obama leading. with the margin of error and undecided voters, it is a statistical tie. >> we what is at stake in virginia. the team fighting to win the stage again. >> the president ended his campaign in virginia and kicks off this campaign. it is where he takes his wife for ballantine's -- valentine's. you have the city behind me. >> are you fired up? are you ready to go? >> the chant is the same. >> four more years! >> how do you accomplish that? aside from c
this election. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 1st, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. and tonight, we bring you a fresh crisis in a community already decimated by superstorm sandy. tensions are running high over a dwindling supply of vital fuel and supplies on staten island. perhaps the least well known of new york city's five borrows. just a short ferry ride from manhattan, smack dab in the middle of new york harbor. so, that means it bore the brunt of the devastating flood surge. so, tonight, as search andless kupt continues, my co-anchor cynthia mcfadden is there. good evening, cynthia. >> reporter: good evening, terry. massive disaster are composed of small tragedies, one that played out behind me. you may just be able to make out a staircase that used to lead to a house where mother, father and 13-year-old daughter lived. only the mother survived. those stories are far too common out here in staten island. >> when is the government coming? >> reporter: it was a desper
romney called report a sad reminder of the at a virtual standstill. abc 7 is your election station. for instant update you can log wjla.com. >> coming up, an election story see.ters need to separating facts from fiction when it comes to question. >> we are keeping a close eye on the dropping temperatures. man is dead after police say man andked a washington. 74-year-old william turner said grandson attack him. jump on him and began his face and his neck. police say the officer attacked and they fired once. coming to doy was if he had thee weapon. >> he said his grandson was normally mild-mannered it. was acting grandson strange and he did not know what was wrong with him. >> there are four days before election day. >> we will tell you where endured long lines coming up. is, no -- no, yes. the signs and commercials are everywhere. coming up, the real numbers when to question 7. , partly cloudy. to question 7. , pa[ minto ] you know, those ads saying mitt romney would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contr
election >> welcome back. >> we were following a story out of college park, maryland. police say a robbery took place early this morning at the 7300 baltimore ave. the suspects are still at large. they are asking students to stay alert. this did happen off campus. it is a store we are continuing to follow. another story from the university of southern california. we will pull up the front page of the l.a. times. several people have been shot at a campus halloween party. not sure yet if the victims are students or not. we are trying to get more information out of los angeles. this happened after 1:00 this morning their time. several people shot. we're not sure if they are students or not. hopefully we will have more information a little bit later on a denture the newscast. >> 4:79 now. the investigation continues with a deadly shooting in northwest washington. >> a man shot several times and ignited it. it is unclear what led up to the shooting. police are not releasing information on suspects. a police chase ended with three arrests. the suspects were taken into custody on morton street. o
and we will update you on abc 7 news at 11 >> 5 days until the election. after a few days off the campaign trail because of sandy. president obama is back in campaign mode. mitt romney was in virginia. >> i was going to surprise you. we're here at the obama field offices on columbia. lots of volunteers making phone calls and look who is here calling motors. charlie got a surprise fong call from none other than former secretary of state madeleine albright. this is part of the get-out-the- vote effort that you are saying across virginia as obama and romney both candidates wanting to win here in battleground virginia. today, mitt romney spent his day focused on virginia with stops in three areas. our chant is this, five more days. little time left, the campaign trail has been tricky. both canceled events because of the storm. today, both men were back in campaign mode. >> the consequence of what this election means -- we can't lose, we need you for agenda, we have to take back america. >> making the point he is still commander-in-chief, he wore his air force one jacket today for
to turn in an early voting ballot. the state board of elections said early voting hit a record high of nearly 300,000 this year extended by one day because of hurricane sandy. >> through election day, if you see any problems at polling places, from long lines to machine of functions, please let us know. you can let us know on twitter or send an e-mail. >> also tonight, the latest on the aftermath of hurricane sandy. and were just in that the new york city marathon schedule for the weekend has been cancelled. this comes as the patience of storm victims is wearing thin. supplies are not reaching many while others wait in long lines for gasoline and other essential items. we have the latest from our satellite center. >> the recovery is not coming as fast as anyone affected by the storm would like. some lost everything they had and are having to wait for the most basic necessities. this is what people looking for gasoline are having places like the new jersey turnpike. long lines and short tempers. police were called in richfield new jersey as things got out of hand in one gas line. >>
today. the last one before the presidential election. and it showed 171,000 jobs created last month. beating predictions. the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9%, as more americans rejoin the search for a job. and this, with just four days to go until americans go to the polls, your voice, your vote. and there in the corner of your screen, our abc news presidential countdown clock. as abc's jack tapper tells us tonight how the president plans to cross the finish line in first place. >> hello, ohio! >> reporter: as he made his way across the pivot albumeye state, the cornerstone of his midwestern firewall, president obama cast himself in the same bipartisan way that appealed to independent voters four years ago. >> over the last four years, the status quo in washington has fought us every step of the way. >> reporter: it would be unusual for a democratic president to actually suggest it would be okay with him if voters went for a congressional candidate other than a democrat. but, eager to paint himself as not part of the problem in washington, the president did just that at every st
overnight. clear and cold. 30 to 39. your complete out look, election day weather, and the forecast for next wednesday, coming up. >> speaking of the election, four days to go. the candidates have a packed schedule for the next four days with stops in the battleground states, including of course regina. they spend their time in the biggest -- of course virginia. they spent their time in the biggest battleground of all. >> these are the craziest campaign schedules you will see this cycle. they have to take advantage of every hour. as they crisscrossed the country, on this, the final friday. >> there is a science to this last-minute stumping. four men, four states. a chance of four more days instead of four more years, mitt romney has put the badger state in play. >> thanks to ann romney -- next to ann romney, paul ryan is the best choice i have ever made. >> with these guys, it always depends. who you're talking to. what state you are in. >> how about ohio? that is for the president spoke three times to dead. remember every president since truman has upheld the bellwether state. >> we may hav
institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> believe it or not, at the election is less than two weeks away and both candidates are running as if there is no tomorrow. . >> this is the first drop on our 48-hour flight around campaign marathon extvaganza. we are going to pull an all- nighter. sleep. >> no question about it, we're seeing morore and more enthusiasm, more and more support. >> the economy grew at an annual rate of 2%. not gre, but better than expected. the final gdp report prior to the election. right here i have a shaky and i will ask each of you to step out on at. if the e election were held tomorrow mark, who would win? >> i should not go out on any limb given my way, but if the election were held tomorrow, barack obama would win, based on the superior effort of the obama campaign at this point turning out early voters. >> evan? >> butobama the whistle of a long way to go. >> nin >> i hate e doing this but obama because of the ground game. >> colby? >> the national tracking polls has been very close. in the batattle e ground statates, obama still holds a lead and that will put him ove
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. >> the election is rapidly approaching and the next four years will be determined in just the next four days. the latest abc news poll shows mitt romney leading by one point. and while president obama enjoys overwhelming up port from african-americans, it's complicated. a new documentary series asking, will those same voter who propelled him to victory in 2008 turn out again? here's abc's pierre thomas for your voice, your vote. >> what he represented to a nation of kids was hope. >> in this campaign ad released today, superstar rapper jay-z encourages black voters to get out the door and into the polling booth for barack obama. >> i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >> reporter: with a 96% approval rating among black voters, though -- >> four more years! four more years! >> reporter: you may wonder why it's necessary. the reason? while support for the president among the democratic faithful remains high, this time, there's a decidedly different feel than that of election night 2008, a historic moment for the country as a whole, but a particularly meaningful one in the african-ameri
changed. the final jobs report before out in a's election is couple hours. forecasting a to more americans out of work. if employers have little reason to boost its staff levels as demand slows. expansion is expected to be at a snail's pace. out atbers will come 8:30 this morning. linkedin is benefiting from people looking for jobs. they sold more subscriptions to base, giving third quarter sales a boost. sales may rise in today's session. the apple ipad mini goes on sale today. expect huge lines we saw with the iphone 5 was released september. as of yesterday's, there was just one guy in line. he traveled more than three from brooklyn to get to flag ships store in manhattan. saw a few dozen people in line this morning. and facebook is changing its time line. on that in the next hour. >> we will see you soon. four days away from the election the nominees are keeping final weekendeir of campaigning. >> president obama and mitt more visits to the swing states. end inoting is about to maryland. it is crunch time for the candidates would just four days calendar until day >> . let's put america
>>> good morning, and welcome to a special election edition of "this week." >>> the obama campaign is slipping. >> we have come too far to turn back now. >> it's on. the final sprint. >> we'll win this election. we'll finish what we started. >> we're going to bring big changes to get america stronger again. >> the candidates cris cross the battlegrounds. >> we need you, ohio. >> i love colorado! >> to break this deadlock race. the big questions now -- can obama's swing state firewall stand up to romney's momentum? how will hurricane sandy shake up the campaign? and with just nine days to go, could a final october surprise send this election into overtime? questions for our headliners. top obama adviser stephanie cutter and house speaker newt gingrich for romney. >>> plus, insight and analysis from our roundtable. george will, austan goolsbee, nicolle wallace, gwen ifill and andrew sullivan. >>> hello again. with just nine days to go, the october surprise is here. hurricane sandy, threatening a massive stretch of the u.s. from virginia to new england. all of the way to the great lak
around-the-clock missions. >>> final sprint. with just three days until election day, president obama and mitt romney look for every last vote in the battleground states. we'll tell you their last-minute strategies. >>> and jackpot. what to do with 20 million bucks in lottery winnings you didn't know you had. >> it's getting crazier. and i can't stop crying. >> wait until you see her reaction when she realized she was sitting on a fortune. >>> good morning, everybody. so great to be back with you and with the entire team here after a very, very long week. here we are, five days post-sandy. and relief is arriving for the people on staten island. two images i'll never forget. a jacuzzi in the trees. look at that. and i met a guy whose house was picked up and moved across the street. you're going to see it when the camera turns here. his house was there. and now, it's there. >> parts of the city look like a war zone this week. >>> also, look at this. these are food lines in manhattan. hundreds of new yorkers are waiting for something to eat. for many, it's the first hot meal they've had
journal report." i'm maria bartiromo. the candidates your money and the election them power of the presidency. what obama or romney would mean to the markets and ththe ececon >>> th the bombshell accusations by a banker turned whistle-blower. my interview with greg smith about why he left one of the most prestigious financial firms in the world and the chcharges makes. whwhat was the last straw for y? >>> cooking up the formula for success for small businesses. the difference between the winners and losers th"wall street journal rort" begins right now. >>> here's a look at what is making news as we head in to a new week on wall street. encouraging news about the economy. the gdp grew at a better than expected rate, up 2 for the third quarter. the gdp is the broadest overall measure of the size and strength of the u.s. economy. economists were expecting a growth rate of 1.8%. the number buoyed by an increase in consumer spending and stronger housing market. the air went out of stocks midweek. the dow fell 250 points on wednesday after poor earnings news and the market was fla
until the election day and both sides are turning the jobs report for ammunition. added 171,000 jobs last month. e stillmployment rat 0.1% to 7.9%. >> is the battle for the buckeye state. both candidates barnstorming the buckeye state. president obama's land mitt romney on an issue that has in this critical battleground. i knew betting on american the right thing to do. on american ingenuity and know-how was the right thing to do. off.s paid off withomney started what his bill campaign -- billed as a closing argument. >> this is about the future we are going to leave to our children. we thank you and we ask you to until the finish line. the fine a job report before election day is out, and it not earth shattering. the u.s. economy created 171,0 the last month, but creeped up toate 7.9%. say that this is not the race inake up way. what has happened in the last is already bic into perception. >> mitt romney is in ohio, the president the northeastern corner. latest tracking poll showed that the race is tight, but a slew of data ground state polls edge to the president. >> mitt romney ha
. election day is five days away. >> now, we changed gears in excitement of music was the biggest night. came home with a trophy on what was a very exciting night there. autria has the excitement. h brad paisley opening up, might be hard to imagine the awards show -- they did just that. we are talking about the entertainer of the year moments ago.ew it was a big night for he and also -- blakeey shelton getting a little choked up. im mcgraw and kenny chesney taking the award for best musical performance of the year. what it was like tour together and being are andthat they working together. year -- the the wife team talked us backstage about what with theire doing brand award. is special. me and it wasfor ken.al for it was special for the fans to see as sing the song together every night. something that happens every day. excited to do it. >> for me, it was seeing kenny on those videos. i do not know. >> we just bought a place down in alabama. but an ice shelf to put them on. >> -- we just bought a shelf to put them on. >> that was autria godfrey in nashville. >> the cleanup efforts following
and the election. -- where. "good morning washington" at 5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it's friday, november 2. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. let's get to a meteorologist jacqui jeras with our forecast. >> good morning. a chilly start. that willll be the rule the next couple days. 43 degrees is where we are starting out at reagan national with pretty light wind, so we are not dealing with multiple wind chills. cold temperatures 32 in oakwood, virginia, 32 in stafford 33 in mchenry maryland, and 35 in chantilly -- 32 in elkwood. there could be a sprinkle or snow flurry later this morning. otherwise dry. high temperature of about 10 degrees below average. we should reach about 55 by 5:00. let's check on traffic with steve hershorn. >> not bad for this friday morning. here we are at the dulles interchange, 28. route 28 is a little east of dulles airport, looking pretty good. 270 at 109, no problems. looks good through frederick county and madera county and down to the lane divide, and looking goo
, it will be. i cannot stop it. well, did said it synoptic? the election is 10 days away. sandy even had an impact on line. from theeid joins is newsroom and a story, we saw a people waiting for hours. >> they have never seen anything like it. 5.5 hours to cast a ballot. many tell us the have their up.s made people are hitting the balls police. >> in the saturday calm before the storm. , and the library was not to cool place. for hundreds of early voters, it was a symbol of determination. >> i was probably going to vote anyway. >> a massive land estimated at bar wrapped it building, some working 5.5 hours. >> it said 19, but i counted 19. >> voters say even sent staffers numbers likeipated this. i think it is and adventure. district voters experienced one-three hour waits. know what will happen on election day. >> hit a threatened to overthrow e -- overwhelm the system. >> people are looking at the storm. >> d.c. mayor vincent gray is a frustrated. we have as like e kind or another it's time we have an election. >> i have bread and cheese from the farmer's market unless things get desper
years. >> well, i think there's some truth to that. immediately after obama was elected, we saw two of the largest hate websites in the country crash. >> reporter: potok told us that by the late '80s, the klan dwindled to a few hundred. they now number closer to 6,000. >> white power! >> reporter: he believes they can be very dangerous. >> it's dangerous, not so much because a whole bunch of klansmen get together in a room and plan to murder 1,000 people with a bomb so, you know, it's the lone wolf characters that get frustrated with their leaders that break away, you know, one day, walk out of their house and start shooting. >> reporter: with that in mind, at a gas station outside of tupelo, the grand dragon appears. he is also known as steven howard, 31 years old, he says he's an iraq war veteran. he comes with a loaded pistol on his hip and tells me he's got serious ptsd. we agree to follow him to a remote location, where cell phone service is spotty. next to a trailer by the woods. they ask us not to photograph howard's 11-year-old daughter, but she is there, as is his wifenicol
and had to operate on battery power. one is ok so far. seven days before the election. sandy having an impact on the campaign. president obama and republican nominee mitt romney suspending campaign activities for the next couple days. romney campaign bus being used to deliver food and water. the obama campaign web site has links are preparing for the storm. >> the election will take care of itself next week. right now might number one priority is to make sure we are saving lives. >> thinking about making a contribution to the red cross or and other relief agencies -- >> d.c. and maryland canceled early voting today with several cities in virginia canceling absentee voting as well. it's 41 degrees outside on this tuesday morning. >> if you don't have a car, this will be a tough day to get around. >> we want to look at some more pictures of the remnants of the storm after the east coast hit. in the state of maine is in kennebunkport, the surf splashing ofup. >> in ocean city, maryland, there is a huge wave crashing towards the shore. >> in d.c., many people are dealing with this. that
obama will return to his home city of chicago, where he will be on election day. >> can we get jay-z and bruce springsteen to do something together? >> that would be nice. tell us about the issues around the d.c. area. we will have all the details on our web site. time now -- 43 degrees out there. >> we are approaching another weekend. that means track work on the metro. >> we made it through the week. happy friday, everybody. the weekend it not looking too bad. we will finally see a little bit of sunshine. today, dealing with a mixed bag of weather. drier air is moving in. at the same time, a little disturbance in the upper atmosphere. that will bring in a little bit of what weather in parts of pennsylvania and west virginia. we will see periods of clouds and periods of son with a chance of rain. here is the temperatures across the region. it is cold this morning. you can see your breath out there, for sure. 42 degrees at reagan national. a little warmer in the city and as you head toward the bay. our forecast for today -- partly sunny skies and a sprinkle will be possible. we wil
election. polling places were destroyed in the storm so now some will vote at military trucks. that is raising concern. we've asked that question for days. what impact would this have in terms of enthusiasm and turnout and pure logistics. where and how can people vote we'll get to that sandy was not far from the mind even as the top country music stars took to the stage for their biggest night of the year. how they paid tribute to the victims of the storm. that's coming up. >>> but up first, yes, sandy's aftermath here in new york city, commuters have one more day to deal with before a very welcomed weekend. >> power is being restored in areas of lower manhattan which had been in the dark, but progress is slow and nerves are fraying in the burrow of staten island certainly especially the most hard hit of new york's five boroughs. abc's cynthia mcfadden is there. >> reporter: every massive tragedy has within it a whole series of smaller ones. one such played out behind me, though, that staircase led to a house, where a mother, father and 13-year-old girl lived. only the mother
the days to election time. and they're playing to specific groups of voters. turn the channel, and you see the president on mtv. and" inside edition." >> this is a big show. >> reporter: the comedy shows. leno. and the first lady on "kimmel." and not just tv. ♪ this is a part of me >> reporter: a campaign event with katy perry. an interview with "rolling stone" and "us weekly." the president is going hip and young. he's ahead with nearly two-thirds of those voters. but he needs them to turn out. for romney, who has co-opted the president's change slogan from four years ago -- >> what this requires is change. >> reporter: -- it's a different audience. the governor leads them among white men, 66% to 32%. and he leads in most national polls. while the president has a slight lead in many of the battleground states. ♪ signed, sealed, delivered >> reporter: that's left both campaigns feeling confident they have the voters, the ground game to bring home a victory. >> somebody is going to be wrong on november 7th. so, very different assumptions that these campaigns have about the kinds of peop
and attackers attacks, and now for president is again, less than a the election. mitt romney was joined by senator marco rubio at his rally at the university of miami. he showed u.s. -- praised fema playing a key role. vice president joe biden was in sarasota, and he is making some headlines for comments he made in a restaurant. he joked with him and about for president in 2016. followed a political rally ad ofhe slammed the gop the auto industry as dishonest. campaign declined to comment. a major donation from actor pitt. a supporter of same-sex marriage agreed to match the human-n campaign of up to $100,000. supports the initiatives in states, including questions 6 in maryland. the actor says it is unbelievable that people's put to ahips should be election day. >> still to come, it traffic alert. manhunt for a suspectedan of -- itding back to work morning.hilly all th. anncr: it's said that character is what we do... when we think no one is looking. mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of amer
hearing, where is fema? where is the red cross? where are the elected officials? >> it's heartbreaking, linsey. >>> there's questions about whether the devastation from sandy could be prevented from happening again. some say it's possible, looking to places around the world, special sea barriers made to protect cities. john muller is in new york, where the storm surge hit so hard. john, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, amy. earlier this week, i would be underwater. much of lower manhattan was. it's dry. the storm has passed. it's easy to say it's behind us. it's not. make no mistake. it's just a matter of time before another storm hits. this is one of the problems, an aging infrastructure. this is the seawall. from a bygone era. experts say there's a way to prevent this. they say it's time to spend billions to save billions. experts now wonder if the massive storm surge that flooded lower manhattan and washed away parts of the jersey shore, could have been solved by sea barriers. some say that staten island began as a natural barrier island, but it became an urban landscape, ta
obama. clinton with the president. the impact sandy is having on the elections. >> this is something that neither campaign predicted. both sides say they have hit the button, and not completely. overall, during the most critical part of the campaign, in ang both teams g position. deteriorating conditions, a arrived back in d.c. and the exact time he was be stumping in florida. >> i was supposed to be the man for president obama. >> the president said his day job was the top focus. >> our number one priority is to are saving lives. >> mitt romney in ohio pleaded for donations of a different kind. >> if you think about making a to the red cross. >> a complete halt, both teams is spending campaign events. mitt romney bus used to deliver food and walter. they're encouraging people to take in those yard signs so they e dangerousm projectiles. of it all is pivotal, .ust eight days left many wonder what election will if there are widespread power outages. >> their plan for extended hours for absentee voting. >> it would mean -- voters might as a blessing, the loss of campaign commercials an
is erupting in some communities near new york, like staten island, where they are sending a plea to elected officials, do not forget us. and we want to show you some new and apocalyptic images coming in from the storm zone now. children wandering in a kind of moon scape. teams of rescuers patrolling streets. and body bags after sandy has now claimed nearly 40 lives. more than half of them on staten island, so close to manhattan, but living in devastation. and tonight, "nightline" anchor cynthia mcfadden is there, where after four days, the community is shaken. cynthia? >> reporter: good evening, diane. every massive tragedy has within it a whole series of smaller ones. one such played out behind me, though, that staircase led to a house, where a mother, father and 13-year-old girl lived. only the mother survived. staten island is a whole series of stories, just like that one. in staten island today, a cry for help. >> we're going to die! if we get killed with the weather, we're going to die! we're going to freeze! we got 90-year-old people! >> reporter: this woman pleading with government o
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. convicted and was 50for 30- to priso years. kris van cleve reporting. five days until the election. today on the campaign trail, of trying toess win votes. obama beginning a after overseeing hurricane sandy response. mitt romney hitting virginia. let's skip the roundup from karen travers. >> full speed ahead today. getting back to business. after three days off the trail due to superstorm sandy, it's freeobama battlegrounds. mitt romney spends his entire in virginia, state that republicans are desperate to win. >> this is a critical place for us. five more days. >> the latest abc news poll shows a dead heat nationally. both sides claim to be winning in the battleground. president obama is a head its three poles in the most critical ones. president obama is working to shore up his midwest firewall. ohio, wisconsin, iowa will see a attention from him over the next five days. in virginia today. yesterday he spent all day in florida. both states he absolutely must order to get to the white house. neither side can say for sure the impact sandy has had on the race. past today's, was on the trai
the presidential election and sandy is already having an impact on the campaign. >> scott thuman is in the newsroom to show us how. close the campaign has been altered. they're still trying to exudes a sense of leadership. it is one they're trying to make the most out of. >> the president skipped the traditional planned rally and instead of rally the troops. >> cut through red tape and bureaucracy. >> joe biden was in a video conference from ohio. time is running short. what the president will tour the damage personally in new jersey. for romney, he relabeled this campaign event a plea for help. >> are going to block these up and put them on trucks. >> here in arlington the bus was used to drop off of nations headed for new jersey. meanwhile, still spreading the message. bill clinton in minnesota, ann romney in wisconsin. the real concern? election day. residents might still be concerned with where to live, not where to vote. >> the above canceled major campaign events in virginia because of the storm. they will be making up those days. ronny will make three stops on friday in virginia -- romney wi
involved. it could be as many as three people. >> coming up, the last minute push with the election day drawing near. there is a problem for both candidate. >> we have been tracking hurricanes ended. we will have the latest on the location next. anncr: seven-hundreded-thousand jobs. that's what the plan geoe allen supports... would cost our economy. newspapers called it "economically destructive." like allen's votes to give tax breaks to companies... that ship jobs overseas, his economic plan would... help big corporaons, devastating the middle class. allen even voted against tax breaks for small businesses. virginia can't afford to go back to george allen. the democratic senatorial campaign committee... is responsible for the content of this advertisising. >> it is beginning to look like christmas. the park service has a new christmas tree for the lighting ceremony. a lottery is being held for tickets to the ceremony. you can enter online at nationaltree.org. >> i was thinking that tree is in danger with the wind. [laughter] >> nothing is safe. >> all of the beautiful t
in the storm zone and the worrying results are in. >>> countdown. to another race. the election, days away. how has this storm changed the campaign? >>> and, life lessons from the storm. what this man did with his cell phone that helped give birth to his baby. and how this officer saved his family before he died. >>> good evening. and tonight, we have breaking news from the storm zone. look at this. new scenes of utter devastation. thousands of people still stranded and at this hour, rescuers still scrambling to pull families out of harm's way. also tonight, a new terror. can you see that in the water? the bubbling up? that geyser is flammable gas spewing out of a pipe and it's happening all across one town. a single spark could ignite everything. and the people there can hear the hissing sound as it leaks. listen. [ hissing ] abc's terry moran spent the day in that town and he's standing by with the very latest for us right now. terry? >> reporter: diane, this is what you see throughout the jersey shore right now. homes just rippled right off their foundations. this was someone's living room.
election day. sandy is impacting the campaign. the early voting in maryland has today andlled for made up on friday. obama canceled his campaign in florida. he opted to return to the white he isthis morning where conditions andm is prepping for an appearance tomorrow in green bay. he and president clinton will attend the events together. mayor ron is going forward with the events in ohio and iowa today -- mr. romney is going the events in ohio iowa today. they are collecting supplies for in virginia and a being used for efforts. on the hurricane that there is other news we need to update you on. an investigation in falls church found in ay was burned home at 4:00 a.m.. the flames were so intense that -- that a nearby home was also damaged. coming up next, we'll continue coverage of hurricane sandy. wwill check in with their crews on the roads and beaches and jacqui jeras will have the on the storm track. at 395.a look on the storm track. at [ minto ] you know, those ads saying mitt romney would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. si looked into it. turns out, romney
that people elected us to do. >> i have to say that governor christie, throughout this process, has been responsive, he's been aggressive and i think the people of new jersey recognize that he has put his heart and soul into making sure that the people of new jersey bounce back even stronger than before. so, i just want to thank him for his extraordinary leadership and partnership. >> reporter: political aside, they will be judged. everyone in this situation will be judged by results. alone the jersey shore, there were dedicated disaster response teams just beginning the enormous task ahead. and more rescues of the stranded. you all right? but we saw only a few gas crews out here. they have to make this place safe first. for all those, who, like mary ward, have lost so much, but who yet have so much to live for. >> i have nothing left. these aren't even my clothes. >> reporter: when you look at it, how do you feel? >> glad to be alive. >> looking forward to a better tomorrow, and there will be one. >>> next up, inside a manhattan in crisis. my co-anchor cynthia mcfadden at one of new yor
people's relationships will be put to a vote on election day. one of the district's more unique halloween events will take place. >> the high heel drag race. watch the drag queens race down 17th street. the streets will close tonight starting at 6:30. >> halloween in our area was not rescheduled because of sandy. lots of trick or treaters out there. we found some parents in the spirit themselves,ing up in costumes. >> you want to shed a few pounds? why not watch a horror movie. it can burn 100 calories. it lowered appetite, increased metabolism and burned a higher number of calories. that is good news for people that don't want to exercise. >> taylor swift has another hit record on her hands now >> 1.2 million sold the first week. it marks the second biggest sales week ever for a female artist. she also sold several itunes records. she she tweeted her thanks to her fans saying i love you a million. actually 2 million. >> we'll have live reports from the red carpet tonight from nashville. >> it will be a lot of fun. coverage you don't wan
in the becoming an unwanted october surprise but before the election. n unwantedne sandy a surprise. there above supposed to campaign virginia but that shifted plans. bromley will be in wisconsin. they both say they will refrain out emails it during the storm. clacks out west in hawaii, alert.are on high earlier today, a tsunami warning issued and lifted after a earthquake off the canada.coast of the 7.7 magnitude earthquake triggered 8 foot waves in anncr: seven-hundred-thousand jobs. that's what the plan george allen supports... would cost our economy. newspapers called it "economically destructive." like allen's votes to give tax breaks to companies... that ship jobs overseas, his economic plan would... help big corporations, devastating the middle class. allen even voted against tax breaks for small businesses. virginia can't afford to go back to george allen. the democratic senatorial campaign cmittee... is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> we some bread bill earlier in the wind was really blowing. be similar -- we saw bell earlier. it will be similar. it will get a little
clocks back saturday night. election day weather looks great. >> all right, thank you very much. >> have a great night. enjoy it, trick-or-treaters [ earnest ] out of the blue one day we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage not knowing what it was for. just days later all three shifts were told to assemble inin the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways i looked at the crowd, and...we all jt lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage it was like building my own coffin and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] prrities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. [ minto ] you know, those ads saying mitt romney would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all
for weeks, but the election coming up, the go on.n must will indicate how both spent the day and how on thes having an impact race. live to maryland for rescues and close calls. is tonight on abc 7 news at 6:00. get anothert's check of our weather. it is cloudy and chilly in the area. we look out west from the rooftop, right along route 50. we had some sunshine earlier, but that has disappeared. be cloudy through the evening hours. will bek-or-treaters dry. skies and fairly light winds. now that reagan national airport. 52 degrees in fredericksburg. continues, but it weakens a little bit. you see the extent of the circulation from southern through the carolinas, decreasing amounts of precipitation associated with circulation of is northd most of that the metro area. just a couple of little -- the 946 millibar was the loweste hurricaned falling cape hatteras. the storm surge at battery park record, and at one point, 580 milesinfield of the second-largest on record. we will watch high tide coming in the next few hours and e on the potomac river as that could reach height late tonight or tomorr
that really counts right now. >> i don't give a damn about election day. it doesn't matter a lick to me at the moment. i've got much bigger fish to fry than that. so do the people of the state of new jersey. >> reporter: romney, after cancelling eight events in five states, turned a planned rally in ohio into a makeshift aid relief effort. >> a lot of people will be looking for goods, even though we've gathered these things, as you know. i know that one of the things i've learned in life is, you make the difference you can. >> reporter: it has all of the trappings of a traditional campaign event. you have the stage, the big american flag, the campaign music. lots of romney supporters. but you also have over here canned goods and supplies that people have brought for victims of the storm. romney ignored questions about his views on fema funding yesterday. but during a debate last year, he suggested he would favor turning over some of fema's responsibilities to the states. >> every time you have an occasion to take something from the federal government and send it back to the states, that
's favorite. and i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. until election day. the presidential campaign returning to full swing today. one major candidate will not trail.he campaign the president will be in storm damage in new jersey. former secretary of state madeleine albright will campaign him in virginia, in charlottesville, manassas, and r town. >> mitt romney resuming normal campaign activities today. , in tampa,in florida coral gables, and jacksonville. had a storm relief effort in ohio yesterday. >> we want to get a look at what happening outside, with jacqui jeras as we're watching the river levels and flooding. >> that will continue to be a concern. goose creek in northern virginia go down now.o the monocacy river is one of our because it's as be receiving bye in frederick tomorrow. in there. late this week, i think be back in good order. the monocacy river should be receiving -- receding by tomorrow. washington, d.c., has received 5 inches of rain in the last two days. the system is no longer a closed low, so it will continue to weaken. that's the g
jersey touring the storm damage with governor christie. >> the election is less than a week away. and sandy has blown both candidates off course. here is jonathan karl. >> reporter: mitt romney transformed the planned ohio rally into a bid to support relief efforts. >> we won't be able to solve all the problems with our effort. one of the things i learned in life is you make the difference you can. >> reporter: it has trappings of a traditional campaign event, stage, big american flag, campaign music, lots of romney supporters. but you also have over here canned goods and supplies that people have brought for vick,ti of the storm. the storm put romneyen a bind. while the president can lead relief efforts. >> this is something heartbreaking for the nation. >> reporter: there is not much for romney to do beyond encouraging supporters to pitch in. with fema working overtime, democrats are hammering him for what he said at a debate when asked if some of fema's responsibilities should be turned over to the states. >> abslaugolutely. any team you have occasion to take something from th
to election day. this morning, our bottom line on each side's path to victory. the last-minute moves. and this little girl's emotional plea going viral. >> i'm tired of barack obama and mitt romney. >>> and jaws-dropper. the woman who saved her own life by punching out a 12-foot tiger shark. she tells us about the astonishing moment when her martial arts kicked in. the karate chop that saved her life. >>> and good morning, everyone. hello to robin at home. we are getting back to normal here in times square. but look at these live shots. >> rabbit rabbit. >> rabbit rabbit, robin. let's look at the live shots downtown right now. still so dark in lower manhattan. this is a city divided right now. it's going to take days, maybe longer, for the power to come back. and the scale of destruction is becoming so clear in so many places. look at the aerial shots of breezy point, new york, home to generations of firefighters and police. hit so hard by 9/11. now, hit again. more than 100 homes destroyed. one of so many communities that were absoluty devastated. >> those are creepy pictures. >>> h
election day. president obama returning to the campaign trail today. he has stops in several states. >> his challenger mitt romney will campaign in the battleground state of virginia. >> the president's advisors insist his break will have minimum impact on his standing. if anything, his time in new jersey showed his presidential leadership. only time will tell if the cancellation of a number of events by each candidate will hurt. the president put his push on hold as he surveyed the damage along the jersey shore. today he is in wisconsin, nevada and colorado. now in such a tight race, mitt romney couldn't afford to lose another day on the campaign day. campaigning in florida, a state that is a must-win for him. he set aside his usual attacks and stuck to a more subdued, optimistic tone. he will be closer to home in roan eke this cramp. 19 p.m. million -- this afternoon. 19 million have voted. there are more republican votes in colorado. five days to go. john gonzales, abc news. >> the homestretch now. 5:06 is the time. 45 degrees. >> good n
in george stephanopoulos, host of "this week." how this is going to affect the elections. nine days until voters go to the polls. >> we have seen some of the effect. both governor romney and president obama have canceled events in virginia. one big impact right now. also, it's going to effect their effort to get out the vote. didn't have much effect on early voting in florida yesterday. it could complicate it in virginia and ohio. two other key states that will impacted. then finally, is this storm as bad as it seems to be right now, it could block out the closing arguments of these candidates. in the last nine days. >> in some ways this is the real october surprise. i wonder, if you're the president how do you manage campaigning, because his job is truly on the line here with governing and imagine perhaps a large disaster. >> you show that you're in touch. the president was already talking to the federal emergency management agency. he's returning to the white house tomorrow afternoon, as i said, cancelling some events. the biggest problem for the president right now, if he makes any mis
's not going to affect the voters by election day. >> reporter: it could. in virginia where there's a virtual tie, voters who may be affected by the storm can now vote absentee in person. while storm preparations have been going on, so has the campaign. the president reminded voters a fee went up while romney was the governor of massachusetts. >> he raised fees to get a birth certificate which would have been expensive for me. >> reporter: afterwards, he made a stop at a common's man's spot. >> to america. doesn't matter what party. >> and already this once in a lifetime storm has significantly affected the campaign. with romney and obamacacan sellg 18 events. and president obama just announced he will no longer appear at the orlando, florida, rally. he's trying to get ahead of the weather, fly back to washington and monitor hurricane sandy, george. >> thanks, jake. let's go back to sam for the check of the weather. >> good morning, george, good morning, amy. with the storm affecting most of the country, it's difficult to believe, but there are other folks to be check the weather. olympia, se
candidates trouble. 16, 17 events canceled. president working with fema. so definitely affect the election right at, incredibly, pivotal time. >> uh-huh. also how they're being forced to move their campaigns as well as kind of switch their messages as well. >> first, a bulls eye on more than 50 million people this morning, and hurricane sandy is taking aim. forecasters are warning everybody in its path, vast path, that the mega storm, some are calling a perfect storm will unleash life threatening flooding. >> hurricane sandy paralyzed the northeast. ripple effects will be felt across the country for days if not weeks if not months to come. we begin with abc's timon bradley at ocean city, maryland. >> good morning, rob, paula. sandy is a monster. unprecedented in size and scope. along the mid-atlantic, residents are hunkered down preparing for the worst. >> we are expecting a pretty significant storm here that could lead to very significant flooding. >> reporter: transportation brought to a stand still throughout the region. more than 6,000 flights have already ben grounded through tuesday.
-- should they delay the presidential election because of the storm? highly unlikely to happen. an interesting conversation how it impacted both campaigns. coming up next, big headaches in the big apple. >> new york city practically cut off from the outside world for the first time since 9/11 attack -- attacks. we'll talk to a city official about what's ahead when we come back. you are watching "world news now." about what's ahead when we come back. you are watching "world news now." septic disasters are disgusting and costly, but avoidable. the rid-x septic subscriber program helps prevent backups by sending you monthly doses right to your door so you will never forget to maintain your system. sign up at rid-x.com. try these. new cepacol sensations cools instantly, and has an active ingredient that stays with you long after the lozenge is gone. not just a sensation, sensational relief. by the way they clean themselves in the bathroom. try charmin ultra strong. with a new duraclean texture, it helps you get clean. plus it's four times stronger than the leading value brand. and
the presidential election, and candidate greco struggling to make up for lost time in the wake of hurricane sandy. >> mitt romney will campaign one day after holding a an event in ohio. president obama will be joined by republican governor chris christie to look at damage in new jersey. >> i do not give a about election day. it does not matter to me. at the moment i had bigger fish to fry. >> he has been a harsh critic of president obama but is praising him for his response to the strong thus far. >> the d.c. board of elections says voters can cast ballots at eight early voting centers across the city, open from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. today through saturday. the board said they have added extra machines at each location. the voters can go to any early voting location if the lines are too long. >> governor martin o'malley and lt. governor martin -- anthony brown are casting ballots. early hour voting -- early voting hours have been extended. the deadline for absentee ballots has been moved until 8:00 p.m. tonight. >> as we had to break -- a look at how hurricane sandy victims are making the bes
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